Ametrine stone meaning and properties. Ametrine crystal gemstone is often use for jewelry, as ring, necklace, pendant and earrings.

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Also known as trystine or by its trade name as bolivianite, is a naturally occurring variety of quartz. This gemstone is a mixture of amethyst and citrine with zones of purple and yellow or orange. Almost all commercially available stone comes from in Bolivia.

Legend has it that ametrine was first introduced to Europe by a conquistador’s gifts to the Spanish Queen in the 1600s, after he received a mine in Bolivia as a dowry when he married a princess from the native Ayoreos tribe.

A mixture of amethyst and citrine

The color of the zones visible within ametrine gemstone are due to differing oxidation states of iron within the crystal. The citrine segments have oxidized iron while the amethyst segments are unoxidized. The different oxidation states occur due to there being a temperature gradient across the crystal during its formation.

Artificial gemstone is created from natural citrine through beta irradiation (which creates an amethyst portion), or from an amethyst that is turned into citrine through differential heat treatment.

The stone in the low price segment may stem from synthetic material. Green-yellow or golden-blue color does not exist naturally.


Ametrine is silicon dioxide (SiO2) and it is a tectosilicate, which means has is a silicate framework linked together through shared oxygen atoms.

Ametrine meaning and healing properties benefits

The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.

The gemstone is said to be beneficial for sexuality, with a balance of masculine and feminine energies from the citrine and Amethyst segments respectively.

If placed to the bed of someone and their partner, its energy will help keep both energy levels equalized, and prevent one energy from completely taking over. It is also beneficial for same-sex relationships, friendships, and professional relationships.

It is efficient in bringing insight to causes of physical illnesses with its powerful cleansing properties that disperse toxins. It also strengthens the immune system, stabilizes DNA/RNA, and oxygenates the body.

It heals gastric disturbances and ulcers, fatigue, headaches, and stress related diseases. Along with physical healing, It is able to improve ones mental state by healing depression, self-confidence, creativity, and balance mental stability.


What is ametrine good for?

The crystal is said to be the complete balance of the properties of amethyst and citrine. As a stone of both balance and connection, It is believed to relieve tension, bring serenity and stimulate creativity, as well as balance mental stability and self-confidence.

What does ametrine help with?

A quartz crystals that help to enhance mental and spiritual clarity, while at the same time uniting masculine and feminine energies. It has a strong healing energy that releases negativity from within the aura, and aids weight loss, as well as helping you to release your addictions.

Who can wear ametrine?

Western astrology recommends this birthstone for Pisces and Sagittarius.

Is ametrine rare?

It is a rare gemstone with a finite supply that is produced in commercial quantities only in Bolivia and Brazil.

Can you put ametrine in water?

The gemstone can be safely cleaned with warm, soapy water. Ultrasonic cleaners are usually safe except in the rare instances where a stone is dyed or treated by fracture filling. Steam cleaning is not recommended, and the crystal should not be exposed to heat.

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